In 2018, volunteers coordinated 1,792 cleanups and collected 60,240 kg of litter on 2,752 km of Canadian shoreline.

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Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup Celebration

Date & Time

Sat, September 15, 2018
10:00 am

Location of cleanup

Point Pleasant Park
Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia

Meeting Place

We will meet at the picnic area across from Black Rock Beach, closest to the lower parking lot.

Cleanup Ended

Additional Info

Join us for a cleanup to celebrate the power of volunteers from coast to coast with Ocean Wise, the Clean Foundation and WWF-Canada! Registration opens at 9:30 am and the cleanup will run from 10 am to 12 noon. All supplies will be provided but be sure to bring a reusable water bottle so we can stay as plastic free as possible. Come clean and stay for a chance to win prizes! Lunch will also be provided.

Goal(s) of This Cleanup

  • Make the shoreline clean for my community
  • Save animals
  • Meet like-minded people
  • Get outside & appreciate nature
  • Create awareness around the trash we produce

Cleanup Coordinator

  • Sarah Saunders

Participants

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105/150 Participants

About this site

Description

Point Pleasant Park lies on a rocky 75-hectare (185 acre) promontory jutting into the Atlantic Ocean at the eastern end of the Halifax peninsula

Cleanup History

Since 2010, there have been 15 cleanups that have collected 462kg of trash at this site.